About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital, a not-for-profit health care organization, is committed to creating a healthier future for children and women throughout the global community by leading in patient care, education and research. Consistently ranked as the best children's hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation, Texas Children's has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthroughs in pediatric and women's health. The hospital includes the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute; the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children's Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children's Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital planned to open in 2017. The organization also created the nation's first HMO for children, has the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that's channeling care to children and women all over the world.
Texas Children's Hospital is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. For more information, go to www.texaschildrens.org. Get the latest news by visiting the online newsroom and Twitter at twitter.com/texaschildrens.
We are searching for our next OT/PT Technician - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll provide assistance to the occupational/physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in providing occupational and physical Therapy treatment programs in a developmentally and age appropriate manner for patients ages 0 - adulthood.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Provides age appropriate care for one or more of the following age groups routinely: Neonate, Infant, Toddler, Preschool Age, School Age, Adolescent, and Adult
- Attends health, safety and training in-services and other mandatory hospital activities
- Provides set-up/clean-up of patient care area as requested by treating therapist/therapy assistant.
- Thoroughly reviews the individualized patient physical/occupational therapy evaluation, plan of care and progress notes prior to implementing patient care treatment as requested by treating therapist/therapy assistant
- Performs patient care and related activities within the scope of their training and responsibilities (demonstrating basic clinical competencies) as requested by the physical/occupational therapist or physical therapy assistant
- Coordinates patient transportation schedule with primary therapist, patient care unit and coworkers daily as assigned
- Ensures adequate inventory of linen and patient related supplies
- Cleans and disinfects hydrotherapy whirlpools utilizing established departmental protocol following each whirlpool patient
- Cleans therapy mats daily utilizing established departmental procedures
- Informs Manager or designee of all patient/personal injury or unsafe situations, anticipated problems and unusual situations
- Completes appropriate related documentation according to departmental and hospital guidelines
- High school diploma or equivalent education with a basic familiarity with an acute care medical environment
- A current basic life support certification or schedule to attend a CPR certification course
- Demonstration of the basic clinical and non-clinical competencies
- Ability to be articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with hospital, administrative and departmental personnel, patients and parents
- Independently support and assist in patient care by following the direction of a therapist or therapy assistant
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